Everything you need to know about the New Hampshire 301

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Today's New Hampshire 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway is race No. 19 of 36 of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season.

Alex Bowman, subbing for Dale Earnhardt Jr. after being forced to sit out for concussion-like symptoms, will start the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet from the 20th starting spot.

Before drivers take the green flag, here's everything you need to know about today's race at the Magic Mile.

Green flag:

1:44 p.m. ET


10:30 a.m. ET: "NASCAR RaceDay" (FS1)

1:30 p.m. ET: Sprint Cup Series race

11:30 p.m. ET: "NASCAR Victory Lane" (FS1)

Race distance: 301 laps, 318.48 miles

Track size: 1.058-mile oval

Grid size: 40 cars

Forecast: Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then partly cloudy late, 87 degrees, 40 percent chance of rain

National anthem: Caroline Burns from 'The Voice'

Grand Marshal: Governor of New Hampshire Maggie Hassan

Honorary Starter: U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte

Defending race winner: Kyle Busch

Front row: Jimmie Johnson and Kyle Busch

Starting lineup: